Kathmandu: Reconstruction of Shree Bishnu Devi Secondary School in Chandragiri Municipality has started. The school is being rebuilt with financial support from India.

With the presence of  Minister of Education, Science and Technology of Nepal Krishna Gopal Shrestha and Chief of the Reconstruction and Development Cooperation Division of the Indian Embassy Dr. Prafulla Sharma in Bhumipuja, reconstruction work has been started today. The school reconstruction has carried out at a cost of rs. 64.9 million.

It is said that, the school will be built in accordance with the earthquake resistant standards. The school will have three separate blocks including educational, administrative, laboratory and library. There will be 13 classrooms, examination hall, laboratory, computer, library, school management committee, administration and other rooms as well as separate sanitation facilities for male and female students.

After the earthquake in 2072 BS, many schools in Nepal were damaged. Accordingly, India has committed to assist in the reconstruction of a total of 71 educational institutions in eight districts damaged by the earthquake. It is the 68th school to be built under India’s aid grant, which has been helping in the reconstruction of the education sector.